The table below looks at the statistics for OSCE in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSCE over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing OSCE 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
OSCE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30 54 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 23.44% 20.69% 37.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 45 61
Average salary £46,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.36% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

OSCE
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSCE across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

OSCE Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

OSCE
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSCE across the Midlands region.

OSCE Salary Trend in the Midlands

OSCE
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands region citing OSCE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSCE.

1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP

OSCE
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands region citing OSCE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP